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DOC

Estrada Nacional 222 | Cais da Folgosa, Armamar 5110-204, Portugal
+351 254 858 123
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (45 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (14 reviews)
“sea bass” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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€€€€
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Estrada Nacional 222 | Cais da Folgosa, Armamar 5110-204, Portugal
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Reviewed today

when you are taken care by the chef from Michelin star restaurant, all you get is brilliant food and superb service, going there again in few month!

Thank Liene007
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent restaurant located on the Douro river in Portugal.Food and service outstanding. Our hostess went out of her way to make us feel welcome. I wish I had gotten her name but failed to do so. She spent 9 years in London and has come...More

Thank jakenagsheadnc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff did not really seem interested in providing service to anyone around. I went in used the facilities and left. It was clean, but felt very uninviting.

Thank Kleine V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch at DOC & dinner at DOP (same chef, Rui Paula) while in Porto and the Douro region. Both were great, the food excellent, the service attentive. I would recommend DOC slightly ahead simply for the location. What a beautiful setting, along the...More

Thank lcf2001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I and two companions stopped here for lunch during a day trip to the Douro River. We had a set menu but before it was prepared the waiter checked that it would suit all of us. He needn't have worried because we...More

1  Thank c0l88
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Lovely food at this high class beach bar, enjoy the great views especially at sunset. Good choice of food and drink. Great place to relax after a day on the beach

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Everything was great and we strongly recommend it. The location is really nice with great views to the river.. The service and the food were great.

Thank DaniK74
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Stayed at Six Senses and had a lunch here. All dishes except for the foie gras dish were really enjoyable. Definitely recommend this place if staying in the area. Good service and an extensive wine list with local wines.

Thank LanaMelb
Reviewed 8 January 2018

unique marvellous place, a floating platform on the Douro river, in the middle of the most famous Porto vineyards, close to Pesa da Regua, the Porto wine boat departure to Porto / Vila Nova de Gaia. high level quality innovative meals, linked to the Country...More

1  Thank atons
Reviewed 29 December 2017

An excellent restaurant located right on the Douro River, with beautiful calm views of boats sailing by, and great food and wine to enjoy. It is a bit hidden and hard to find, but once you are there, you just don't want to leave, service...More

Thank ada d
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Heidi W
28 June 2017|
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Response from Rami L | Reviewed this property |
Last time I was the there there were some kids so I'm sure you could manage.
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bilo94
23 May 2017|
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Response from Sariah11 | Reviewed this property |
We had lunch there in December and attended in casual "wine tour" clothing. I think for dinner it would be very much the same. I would consider this an upper end restaurant but it is located in the countryside and I don't... More
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Steve9117
12 September 2015|
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Response from Hugo S |
Yes I made my reservation via email. the email is on their webpage
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$176
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Nacional 222 | Cais da Folgosa, Armamar 5110-204, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viseu District  >  Armamar
  • Phone Number: +351 254 858 123
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Description
Douro is river, villages and suspended vineyards on imposing slopes. It's wine with designation of origin but also D.O.C, Taste of Certified Origins. It was based on this analogy that, in 2007, the DOC restaurant was born. Situated in Folgosa, Armamar, on the road between Regua and Pinhao, in what is one of the most beautiful scenic routes in the country, the restaurant occupies a building of contemporary lines with a picket based that extends along an elegant wooden deck overlooking the river. Designed by the architect Michael Scott, the structure also includes a river dock with capacity for 15 boats, a wine cellar and a car park. It's a place of enormous beauty, blending the grandeur of the vineyard covered mountains and the serenity of the Douro river and the riverside villages, only awakened by the regular passage of the train. DOC serves as a window on this breathtaking scenery, making every meal a unique and special moment. Since it opened, the restaurant has been the target of a growing recognition of press and public. David Lopes Ramos, the 'Publico' renowned food critic, thus referring to DOC, in an article published in the 'Fugas' supplement: "DOC is a unique case, because, alone, made the Douro kitchen Douro sophisticated and creative in a level previously unknown. This in Douro, our most prestigious wine region. "
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